INTERVIEW: Grand Funk’s Mark Farner: The Story Behind “I’m Your Captain – Closer To Home”

INTERVIEW CLIP #8 – Grand Funk’s Mark Farner: The Story Behind “I’m Your Captain (Closer To Home)” “I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)” was Grand Funk’s Railroad very first hit. It from the album “Closer to Home” released June 15, 1970. The tune reached #22 on the chart and remains […]

INTERVIEW – Mark Farner On The Drama Behind Grand Funk’s “Bad Time”

This is part one of a 12 part series on Grand Funk/Grand Funk Railway featuring our exclusive interviews with drummer and singer Don Brewer and former lead singer and guitarist Mark Farner. Three rockers from Flint, Michigan who would with at least 6 gold and as many Platinum albums..some went […]

Soul Singer Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers Dead at 80

She passed away at her home in Chicago, Illinois. Staples performed on hits including “Respect Yourself,” “I’ll Take You There” and “Let’s Do It Again.” The latter two went to #1. She joined the family band after her brother Pervis was drafted into the army. They actually started in the […]